Lecturer in French, Department of Language and Linguistics
Application closing date
£31,406 - £34,304 per annum, pro-rata
The Department of Language and Linguistics (DLL) has 37 full-time academic
members of staff and provides a broad spectrum of expertise in the study of
language and in the practical teaching of modern foreign languages. Its core
ambition is to offer students a transformative educational experience in these
areas underpinned by high quality research. The majority of research conducted
in the department is rated 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent',
placing us 8th among departments in the UK for research quality (REF 2014).
Languages for All offers a portfolio of language courses to non-specialist
language learners at the University of Essex. Courses are currently delivered
by a mixture of permanent core teaching staff and part-time teachers.
Duties of the Role
The Department of Language and Linguistics is seeking to appoint a part-time
Lecturer in French to contribute to all aspects of the provision of French
within the Languages for All programme. Duties will include the development of
courses and modules, evening class teaching, coordination of part-time
teachers, the supervision of online courses, as well as some organisational
and administrative duties within the Department.
A full list of duties and responsibilities can be found within the job pack.
Qualifications and Skills required
The successful candidate will have a relevant Bachelor's degree and/or
professional experience and/or practice in the field of French language
teaching, competence in French equivalent to a native speaker and experience
in language teaching in the Higher or Further Education sector, or
demonstrable potential to achieve this. Previous coordination experience and
relevant Postgraduate qualifications are desirable.
This is a permanent, part time role on an ASE (teaching only) contract,
starting the 1 September 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter. Appointment
will be made as Lecturer.
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promotes and celebrates the rich cultural diversity among Essex staff, and our
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Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and
person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications
and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the
post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an
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